Beacon Police Blotter

Select incidents from July 20 to Aug. 2

Officers handled 481 calls, including 10 auto crashes and seven domestic disputes.

Friday, July 20

Elsie Baez, 24, of Beacon was picked up on a warrant.

Caller on South Avenue reported a fight involving a gun. Officers dispersed crowd and canvassed for suspects. Investigation pending.

Caller on Leonard Street reported two bicycles being stolen from the bike rack in the parking lot of residence. Investigation pending.

After a traffic stop on Wolcott Avenue, Hicoceles Martinez, 39, of Newburgh was charged with unlicensed operation and consumption of alcohol; Javiar Sanchez, 19, of Newburgh was picked up on open bench warrant; and Ezequiel Duran-Angeles, 23, of Newburgh, and Jorge Cruz-Martinez, 32, of Newburgh were each charged with possession of marijuana.

Sunday, July 22

Caller on Main Street reported finding damage to his parked vehicle as a result of a hit and run.

Tuesday, July 24

After a traffic stop on Liberty Street, Scott Castorina, 28, of Norwalk, Connecticut, was charged with failure to yield at an intersection and possession of marijuana.

Caller at Long Dock Park reported her parked car damaged by a hit-and-run driver.

Caller on Main Street reported a stolen scooter.

Thursday, July 26

Caller on Dennings Avenue reported eggs being thrown at his swimming pool. This is the second incident.

Caller on Main Street reported witnessing two males peddling off with his mountain bike.

Caller on Fishkill Avenue reported she discovered her identity stolen while making a purchase.

Daniel Searles, 30, of Beacon was picked up on a bench warrant.

Elsa Polanco-Larac, 28, of Beacon was picked up on a warrant.

Friday, July 27

Carlos A. Aldana, 45, of Wappingers Falls was picked up on a warrant.

Caller on Main Street reported her purse stolen while she was at the laundromat.

Saturday, July 28

Caller on South Davies Terrace reported coming home from work to find windows open and apartment ransacked.

Caller on Main Street reported witnessing male jump out of a cab and striking himself repeatedly. Officers canvassed area, located individual, who appeared to be intoxicated, and transported him home.       

Derick T. Jones, 36, of Beacon was charged with criminal possession of a weapon, criminal possession of a controlled substance, and trespassing.

Monday, July 30

Peter J. Churchill of Beekman Street was charged with dog chase/bite unlawfully, vaccination/license required and dog running at large.

Caller reported an attempt was made to use her credit card to extort money.

Caller on Wilson Street reported being harassed by an unknown male on social media.

Thursday, Aug. 2

Chantel L. Cunningham, 29, of Fishkill was charged with disorderly conduct.

Caller on Jessen Place reported damage to vehicle from someone throwing eggs.

Caller on Rombout Avenue reported scammer contacting her posing as IRS agent.

Caller on Fishkill Avenue reported getting harassing phone calls.

Brandon J. McCoy, 23, of Fishkill was picked up on a warrant.

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